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Three Indian Americans Appointed In White House Fellowship Programme

   (Insider Bureau)-The White House on Monday named 19 young emerging leaders as its fellows for 2021-22, three of whom are Indian Americans.The prestigious White House Fellowship programme embeds professionals from diverse backgrounds for a year of working as a full-time, paid fellow for White House staff, cabinet secretaries and other senior government officials.Indian Americans who made it to the list are Joy Basu and Sunny Patel from California, and Aakash Shah from New Jersey.The President's Commission on White House Fellows described it as the most diverse class in the history of the programme, which was created in 1964 by the then President Lyndon B Johnson.
Joy Basu from San Francisco has been placed at the White House Gender Policy Council.
Earlier, she served as a senior adviser to innovative businesses seeking authentic and impact-integrated growth.
She was the first chief of staff at TPG Growth, where she worked as a key architect and builder of The Rise Fund, a ground-breaking impact investment platform.



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